Benitez worked with Mascherano at Liverpool and is hopeful he could lure him from Barcelona.
Reports in Italy suggest that Napoli are keen to do a deal for Mascherano if possible.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.